Four additional COVID-19 cases in Nebraska
Three different counties are reporting the new cases
The Department of Health and Human Services is reporting four additional cases of COVID-19 in the state of Nebraska.
Two cases are Lincoln County residents. One is a female in her 40’s who recently traveled to Colorado and the other is a male in his 20’s who was in close contact with a person who previously tested positive for COVID-19. Both new cases are self-isolating at home.
One case is a man in his 60’s from Nemaha County who also recently traveled to Colorado.
The fourth case is a man in his 40’s from Sarpy County with underlying health issues. He is currently hospitalized.
All local health departments involved have initiated close contact investigations to identify people who came into close contact to help prevent further spread. All identified close contacts will self-quarantine and be actively monitored twice daily by public health officials for fever and respiratory symptoms.
As of tonight, the state case total is 32. One case reported by Douglas County yesterday is included in the state case count today.